Category Archives: The Voice Online

  • Care in the community | The Voice Online

    Care in the community | The Voice Online

    Image Text: SELFLESS: Carers’ Day recipients with their certificates at The Hyatt Regency NEARLY 50 local people who provide care for disabled, ill or disabled relatives and friends were treated to a rare day off with a free trip to Liverpool by a big-hearted Midlands activist. Erma Lewis’ gesture…

  • Jon Favreau on The Lion King’s predominantly black cast

    Jon Favreau on The Lion King’s predominantly black cast

    Image Text: AUTHENTICITY: Jon Favreau directs a predominately black cast in The Lion King IF YOU’VE already seen Disney’s The Lion King, which was released in cinemas yesterday, you’ll no doubt have noticed that the animal characters are voiced by a predominantly black cast. While it seems an obvious…

  • Bid for cut of £700k to tackle crime

    Bid for cut of £700k to tackle crime

    WEST MIDLANDS Police and Crime Commission (PCC) has a share of more than £700,000 to offer to community groups that are working to reduce the incidence of crime in selected regions of the county. The money is from the Active Citizens Fund and is open to applications from Coventry,…

  • Kids explore African heritage at university

    Kids explore African heritage at university

    Image Text: TEACHING THE NEXT GENERATION: University of Leeds UNEARTHING THE history of Africa in Leeds may appear to be a bit of an anomaly, but that’s exactly what youngsters will be doing during a fun, fact-finding mission around the city’s university campus. The Children’s Black Heritage Walk is…

  • Nursery school children ‘using racist language’

    Nursery school children ‘using racist language’

    Image Text: PICTURED: Chief executive of race council Cymru Uzo Iwobi OBE THE CHIEF executive of race council Cymru has revealed that nursery-age children have been using racist language towards others. Uzo Iwobi OBE told the BBC that a three-year-old child at a school in the south Wales valleys…

  • Laura Mvula receives honorary doctorate

    Laura Mvula receives honorary doctorate

    Image Text: AWARDED: Laura Mvula LAURA MVULA, the acclaimed British singer and composer, will receive an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University at a ceremony this month, marking her contribution to music. The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire composition graduate and city native is set to receive the honour from the…

  • Lammy says councillor should be expelled over KKK comments

    Lammy says councillor should be expelled over KKK comments

    Image Text: KKK COMPARISON: Conservative councillor David Burgess-Joyce has been suspended over his comments about Labour MP David Lammy DAVID LAMMY has said a Conservative councillor who compared him to the Ku Klux Klan should be permanently suspended from his party. David Burgess-Joyce was suspended by Tories in Wirral…